Month: February 2018

For Immediate Release

February 26, 2018

Contact

Consumers

LOTTE Int’l America Corp.
 1-213-688-8806

Announcement

LOTTE Int’l is recalling its 1.48-ounce packages of “Kancho Choco Biscuit” manufactured by LOTTE Confectionery Co. Ltd. Korea because of findings of small amounts of peanut in the product and no peanut declaration. The product varies in three different packages: Kancho 42g, Kancho Cup 95g, and Kancho Multi 168g.

LOTTE Int’l America Corp discovered this fact through lab test result done by CFIA and notified manufacturer and all customers right away about this discovery.

Since LOTTE Int’l America Corp. is very well aware of the severe consequences of allergen reaction to peanuts, we voluntarily initiated recall procedure right after discovery of the problem. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. LOTTE Int’l America Corp is sending out the letter to all the customers including wholesalers, distributors, retailers who carries ‘Kancho Choco Biscuit’ to stop selling and recall all the products.

“Kancho Choco Biscuit ” were distributed nationwide and Canada, mostly in ethnic retail stores and online stores. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 24, 2018

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Consumers

 920-370-6542

Media

Susan Finco
 920-965-7750 x158

Announcement

Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount, 73 cases, of “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs” pet food because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.  The recall includes only the product listed below.

The following affected “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs” product was distributed in the continental USA through independent retailers and via online retailers Chewys.com and Amazon.com through direct delivery:

Affected products can be identified by comparing the following lot numbers: “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entrée for Dogs” with “Lot #13753”.

No products other than the specific product identified above are subject to this voluntary recall.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

The recall is being issued in an abundance of caution following the Michigan Department of Agriculture’s collection of a retail sample from a single batch which tested positive.  There have been no reports of illness. (more…)

Name of product:
UltraX and Ultra1 Folding Bicycles
Hazard:

The bike’s frame can break during use causing the bicycle to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
February 26, 2018
Units:
About 150
Consumer Contact:

Allen Sports at 800-722-5536 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email customerservice@allensportsusa.com and online at allensportsusa.com and click on “Important safety notice on Allen Sports Ultra1 and UltraX Folding Bicycles” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Allen Sports model Ultra1 and UltraX carbon fiber folding bicycles. “ULTRA X” or “ULTRA ONE” are printed on the bicycle’s frame. Both bicycles were sold in black, have 20 speeds and wheel sizes of 451MM. The Ultra One weighs about 21 pounds and the Ultra X weighs about 18 pounds.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and email Allen Sports at customerservice@allensportsusa.com with photo of the bicycle to receive full refund instructions.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of the frame breaking causing the rider to fall. No injuries have been reported. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 23, 2018

Contact

Consumers

Anthony Santarsiero
 800-476-8808

Announcement

TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight, 2.5oz Pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall includes only the product listed below.

The following affected “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” products were distributed in the continental USA via online retailer Chewy.com and TruDog.com through direct delivery:

Affected product can be identified by comparing the following lot number: “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” with “Lot # 20190514 13753”.

No products other than the specific product identified above are subject to this voluntary recall.

Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

The recall is being issued in an abundance of caution following the Michigan Department of Agriculture’s collection of a retail sample from a single batch which tested positive. No illnesses have been reported to date. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 23, 2018

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Consumers

 1-866-637-1872

Announcement

Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon is recalling 5lb frozen Chicken and Salmon petfood chubs because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Listeria monocytogenes is pathogenic to humans. Healthy people exposed to Lm should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, fever.

Pets with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) can affect animals eating the product. There is the possibility of risk to humans from handling product that is positive for Listeria monocytogenes especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after and if they have made contact with the product or any surfaces exposed to the product.

Product was 1 isolated batch of 94 cases distributed to distributors in California, Washington, Texas, Michigan, Georgia, and Rhode Island and sold thru specialty pet retail stores.

Product is packaged in 5lb frozen chubs labeled Chicken and Salmon Dog Food with a UPC code of 0 87316 38440 6 and a product best buy date code of 15 082218

No pet or human illnesses have been reported to date. The product passed lab testing on 12-22-2016 and was sold over 1 year ago to distributors listed above, on or before 1-23-2017. Reports from distributors indicate there is no product at any distributors. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 23, 2018

Contact

Consumers

 1-213-688-8806

Announcement

LOTTE Int’l America Corp. located in Los Angeles, CA is recalling its 1.48-ounce packages of “Kancho Choco Biscuit” manufactured by LOTTE Confectionery Co. Ltd. Korea because of findings of small amounts of peanut in the product and no peanut declaration.

LOTTE Int’l America Corp discovered this fact through lab test result done by CFIA and notified manufacturer and all customers right away about this discovery.

Since LOTTE Int’l America Corp. is very well aware of the severe consequences of allergen reaction to peanuts, we voluntarily initiated recall procedure right after discovery of the problem. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. LOTTE Int’l America Corp is sending out the letter to all the customers including wholesalers, distributors, retailers who carries ‘Kancho Choco Biscuit’ to stop selling and recall all the products.

“Kancho Choco Biscuit ” were distributed nationwide and Canada, mostly in ethnic retail stores and online stores.

The product comes in a 1.48-ounce, plastic wrap package within a paper carton package marked with UPC Code # 8801062 144815 on the side.

Production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 23, 2018

Contact

Consumers

 301-588-1111 Ext. 102

Announcement

La Pasta Inc. of Silver Spring, Maryland is recalling the private label Potato Gnocchi manufactured for Heinen’s supermarkets because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Product was distributed throughout Heinen’s stores in OH and IL.

Heinen’s Potato Gnocchi is sold in 9 oz. clear film plastic trays with the label shown below (see pictures in page 2). Product tray measures 8 x 6 x 1 ¾ inches.

Product LOT# is composed of a four digit number and can be found on the side of the tray printed in black ink. LOT codes involved in this recall are:

1119-1120 / 1121-1122 / 1132-1133 / 2016-2017 / 2027-2028 / 2034-2035 / 2038-2039 / 2130-2131 / 2139-2140 / 2221-2222 / 2231-2232

This voluntary recall was initiated due to a consumer reporting feeling ill after consuming the Heinen’s Potato Gnocchi. Company officials compared packaging with approved recipe and confirmed that product did contain MILK as part of the recipe formula but was not declared on the label. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 23, 2018

Contact

Consumers

 1-800-438-1985

Media

 610-329-1340

Announcement

Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling 3 lots of Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection, USP, 100 mg/20 mL Vial (NDC 0409-2267-20), and one lot of Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection, USP, Novaplus® (NDC 0409-2267-25) to the hospital/institution level. Hospira, Inc. initiated this recall due to the discovery of cracks on the rim surface of vials for these lots, which is covered by the stopper and crimp seal.

Cracked vials may result in a lack of sterility assurance for the product. Use of or exposure to a non-sterile product may be associated with adverse events such as fever, chills, sepsis or invasive systemic infections in patients. To date, Hospira, Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events associated with this issue for these lots. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 22, 2018

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Consumers

Bella all Natural
  cabral_daisy@yahoo.com
 (323)552-6263

Announcement

Bella All Natural is voluntarily recalling its Diet Capsules labeled as Bella, Lot Number MFD:10.15.2017 EXP: 10.14.2019, to the consumer level.

This recall has been initiated due to presence of sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 due to safety concerns. N-Desmethyl sibutramine is an active metabolite of sibutramine. Sibutramine and its active metabolites substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present significant health risks including heart attack, arrhythmia, and stroke. The company has not received any reports of adverse events or injuries.The product is used as a diet pill and is packaged in a plastic bottle, with 30 pills, and with the Lot Number MFD:10.15.2017 EXP: 10.14.2019. Bella was distributed in California via internet and retail.

Bella All Natural is notifying its distributors and customers by Customer Notification/Recall Communication and is arranging for return of product of all recalled products. Consumers that have Bella Diet Capsules which is being recalled should stop using immediately and return to place of purchase. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 22, 2018

Contact

Consumers

Seggiano USA,
  us.sales@seggiano.com
 1-804-501-6699

Announcement

Seggiano USA, Inc. of Cheyenne, WY is voluntarily recalling Tuscan Kale Pesto mislabeled with Artichoke & Garlic labels because the labels do not declare tree nuts (cashews).  Individuals who have allergies to tree nuts run the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Tuscan Kale Pesto product.  No incidents have been reported to date in connection with this issue. (more…)